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Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is delighted to announce that Abyss Scuba Diving from Ramsgate NSW, has received an award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’. Drew Richardson, President and CEO of PADI Worldwide presented the award to Peter Letts, owner of Abyss Scuba Diving at the […]

Thomas J Koch – PADI Course Director with a mission

Monday, September 28th, 2015

  Following the PADI Course Director Training Course (CDTC) in the Dominican Republic which took place in June this year, Thomas J Koch became PADI’s very first deaf Course Director. The CDTC trains experienced PADI Master Instructors from all over the world in the responsibilities and duties of a PADI […]

25 Years in Diving for Simon Liddiard & Blue Marlin Dive Centre

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Simon Liddiard and Blue Marlin Dive Centre, Gili Trawangan receive PADI Awards as they celebrate 25 years in the Diving Industry This year Blue Marlin Dive Centre on the island of Gili Trawangan in Indonesia, celebrated 25 years in the diving industry and to mark the occasion, recently hosted a […]

First Female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Congratulations to 4 thrill-seeking ladies, Samantha Patterson-Ross, Rachael Fallon, Andrea Payne and Leah Hurley who have recently become the first female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia! Under the expert instruction of PADI Course Directors, Peter Letts and Jamie Miller and using the Hollis Explorer Sports Rebreather, (a hybrid semi-closed rebreather) […]

A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster – Lui Matavesi

Friday, August 14th, 2015

As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who […]